Marouani
May 14, 2013

The unique concert in Moscow late June will be not only the world’s music premiere but a new discovery in the field of space technologies. Didier Marouani famous French musician and composer told ITAR-TASS that he is going to play his world-known song “Magic Fly” together with Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano who will be onboard the ISS at the very moment of the concert taking place in Luzhniki on June 29, 2013.

Major Parmitano (who goes to space late may this year) will play the keyboard. “ Naturally we will have to settle lots of practical matters but if it is Roscosmos, who deals with it, I feel confident” – Marouani said.

This week French musician will meet Italian astronaut in Star City, where he trains for his future mission. For Parmitano it is the first time to go to space. Italian pilot will go to ISS with the experienced space conquerors Fyodor Yurchikhin and Karen Nyberg.
Concert in Luzhniki is devoted to the 30th anniversary of Space’s first tour in Moscow. My band – Space was the first western band invited to USSR, – the musician recalls. – In 1983 Cold War was still ongoing, the relations between East and West were very strained and controversial, but our music fond the path to the hearts of people. Our concerts gathered more than 600 thousand people.

Now at musician’s working desk lies a project of new musical called” the first man in space’ dedicated to Yuri Gagarin. “I have already written almost all music for this performance and now I am thinking over the possible actors, – explained he. – I wish Russian audience also liked the performance”.

comments

More from this category:
ProgressM-20M
July 29, 2013

Progress M-20M cargo vehicle successfully docked to the ISS on Sunday delivered to the orbit equipment necessary to repair American EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit), spacesuit,…

full story
26-33-120
May 30, 2016

Today we congratulate our legendary cosmonaut Alexey Leonov and wish him happy Birthday! In March 1960 he was enlisted to the first ever cosmonaut corps…

full story
3067135430
November 25, 2015

New ISS mission back-up crew commander Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin says he feels very responsible since his crew will be the first one to go…

full story
earth-moon
August 4, 2014

RIA Novosti – A manned mission to the Moon will cost Russia 100 billion rubles (about $2.8 billion), Igor Mitrofanov, laboratory director at the Russian…

full story
YbhG2rxDLJw
February 20, 2015

On February 19, 2015 Express-AM7 telecommunication space device and complex of service equipment were delivered to Yubileyny airfield complex where all necessary customs procedures were…

full story
Angaraset
May 27, 2013

The launch of Angara light rocket from Vostochny cosmodrome will take place in 2015, – vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the meeting with…

full story
1369242364
February 5, 2016

New Orlan-MKS spacesuits will be delivered to the ISS by the end of 2016, – Russian ISS segment flights Director Vladimir Solovyov stated. Earlier it…

full story
wIvAIr4AYdk
May 6, 2015

60 years ago on May 6, 1955 the first building on the territory of Baikonur City was laid. The city was designated for spaceport  specialists…

full story